Planned Giving – Wills, Trusts and Estate Gifts


Planned Giving & Estate Planning (Gifts Through Wills & Trusts)

Thank you for considering the naming of Lutheran Social Services of New York (LSSNY) as a beneficiary of your will or trust. A gift through your estate ensures that your commitment to strengthening individuals, families and communities will continue beyond your lifetime, having a lasting impact on LSSNY’s work to serve our neighbors in need.

We suggest using the following language:

“I give, devise and bequeath to Lutheran Social Services of New York, a charitable organization located at 475 Riverside Drive, Suite 1244, New York, NY [state percentage of estate or residue, sum of money or otherwise describe property] to be used for its general [or the following specific] purposes.”

Lutheran Social Services of New York prefers that bequests be made for its unrestricted general purposes in its work to improve the lives of children, individuals, families and communities through the provision quality of social services. To learn more, please contact:

Damyn Kelly
President and Chief Executive Officer